CBS Evening News for Thursday, Aug 30, 2012
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(Kentwood, Louisiana: Byron Pitts) The flooding in Louisiana featured; details given about the evacuations due to the risk of the failure of a dam on Mississippi’s Lake Tangipahoa; scenes shown of floodwaters, rescues in Slidell, the evacuation of 69-year-old Dorothy Innerarity, cows on a porch in Plaquemines Parish. [Kentwood, Louisiana resident Kim GARMILLION, evacuees Cherry GIBSON, Darrel GORDON, 7-year-old Jennifer BASS- react.]
(Tampa: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.
(Bolton, Mississippi: Mark Strassmann) Farmers’ concerns about the rainfall because they need to harvest crops soon featured. [Mississippi farmer Ted KENDALL- describes the impact of the rain on his soybeans and cotton.]
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